31 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 February 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    8 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Food Technology
Working pattern
Will consider full time, term time
Contract type
Fixed term (1 year-21-22)
NJC Grade 8 (Point 20-24)

Job summary

What we are looking for:

What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate for this post should have a keen interest in the subject of food, be adept at following lesson plans set by the Food Lead for WSAPC and understand the need for compliance with food hygiene standards for working in a kitchen environment. The subject of Cook & Eat is promoted within WSAPC as a vocational offer providing staff and pupils with lunch each day, and students work towards attainment of a BTEC qualification in this subject. It is a significant part of the timetable to encourage a collaborative, community feeling that we strive to achieve across the organisation.
We are looking for a highly skilled HLTA with experience, skills and attributes to take on this role and promote health and wellbeing for our pupils. You will need to possess a good understanding of pupils with SEND and be confident to work with those who experience social, emotional and mental health challenges.
Working as part of a team is essential as well as the ability to remain calm, level headed and think on your feet.

You will have:
• Relevant experience with Special Educational Needs, preferably SEMH
• Maths & English GCSE or equivalent Grade C or above
• Experience of leading food lessons.
• Excellent ICT skills
• Relevant and recent professional development conducive to the post.
• Experience of contributing to successful Ofsted outcomes.

Applying for the job

To understand more about APC setting and to discuss the role informally please contact hr@wsapc.co.uk in the first instance

Details of this role, including a job description, and an application pack can be downloaded from the school website at www.apcollege.co.uk or from the links in this advert. Please email completed application forms to hr@wsapc.co.uk

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
132 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
Contact email

About West Sussex Alternative Provision College

West Sussex Alternative Provision College (WSAPC) is an educational establishment based across the county on seven separate sites. We provide education to young people who are not accessing mainstream education. We aim to provide a caring and positive environment where all are valued and supported through a personalised curriculum which challenges and inspires individuals to achieve their potential.

The College is rated as ‘Good’ following a recent Ofsted visit in March 2018 and our focus now, is to move from Good to Outstanding.

School location

Cuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8RE

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